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VHB Transportation Engineer in Worcester, Massachusetts

VHB’s growing, we're seeking an experienced Highway Engineer to join our Transportation Design team.

About Us

WE ARE VHB—a passionate team of engineers, scientists, planners, and designers tackling exciting challenges in the transportation, real estate, institutional, applied technology, and energy industries—serving a range of public- and private-sector clients. At VHB, we are dedicated to improving mobility, enhancing communities, and balancing development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.VHB has consistently been rated one of the top AEC firms to work for across our 30+ offices on the East Coast. We’re growing, and we hope you’ll join us!

About the Position

Highway Engineer | Watertown, MA, other locations available


Duties include highway engineering, stormwater management and drainage design, cost estimating, and report writing.

  • Conceptual and final design of roadway, highway, and multi-modal engineering solutions for a variety of transportation-related projects including development of geometric horizontal and vertical layout, grading and drainage design, and utilities layout

  • Preparation and review of roadway design criteria, calculations, drawings, estimates, and specifications

  • Development of 3D modeling for conceptual roadway alignments

  • Temporary traffic control development

  • Constructability development and review

  • Typical section development and pavement design

  • Preparation of right-of-way and easement plans

Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Comfortable working independently as well as part of a team

  • Ability to work effectively in both in-office and virtual environments

  • Ability to balance concurrent projects

  • Detail oriented, self-motived, and committed

  • Strong computer skills

  • Critical thinking and problem solving


  • BS in Civil Engineering required, MS a plus

  • 4+ years of professional transportation engineering experience

  • EIT required, PE certification strongly preferred

  • Demonstratable AutoCAD / Civil3D experience required

  • Infraworks or SketchUp experience a plus

  • Familiarity with MassDOT project development a plus

VHB is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.


ID: 2022-2209

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Street: 120 Front Street, Suite 500

Telecommute: No